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SPC Setting Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' for Late December Release

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August 15, 2013

Foxcatcher

Finally! One of the last potential Oscar contenders we've been waiting to see scheduled is Foxcatcher, the new film from director Bennett Miller (of Capote, Moneyball). A press release has confirmed that Sony Pictures Classics (aka SPC) will open the film in select theaters starting Friday, December 20th this year. That means they're definitely planning to line this up as an awards film, with at least a week to play in 2013. The film tells the gripping, true story of Olympic Wrestling Champion brothers Mark Schultz & Dave Schultz and their relationship with eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont Chemical fortune, that led to murder.

Foxcatcher boasts a rather impressive cast: Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo play the two wrestling brothers (seen above filming on set), while Steve Carell plays John du Pont. They're also joined by Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave and Anthony Michael Hall. "I've been discussing Foxcatcher with [SPC Co-Presidents] Michael and Tom since I began researching the story in 2005 and it's always been my hope and expectation that they would distribute the film. Their passion and understanding of what Foxcatcher could be and their ability to market unique and complex films makes SPC the ideal home for me. They were great partners on Capote, and I'm thrilled to be back with SPC," said Bennett Miller. Stay tuned for a trailer.

Miller's Foxcatcher will likely premiere at a film festival or two (potentially) before opening on December 20th and expanding throughout January in the thick of awards mania while nominations are being revealed. We expect this film to get awards acclaim, with Bennett Miller's last two films receiving Best Picture noms.

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I hope Bennett continues his impressive craft in this film.

Quanah on Aug 15, 2013

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C tates is still the worst "actor" around!

Jimmy Love on Aug 15, 2013

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